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SFGTV2
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consum
SFGTV2
Dec 17, 2012 6:30am PST
to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do something to it, is very difficult. narrator: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th century, they are concrete-lined and bored through solid rock. they could last centuries. but the mechanical equipment within them will not. engineers in the 1950s discovered rust on the tunnel's valves. there were concerns that if they closed
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
jack's tattoos he was a big fan of the new york giants, the tar wide receiver wrote a message on his own cleats for sunday's game reading jack pinto, my hero, rest in peace. and now, more in newtown from rick. rick: these are obviously heartbreaking and challenging days for the community. the weeks and months and years ahead will remain that way as jonathan discussed, the sandy hook elementary school still is a crime scene so there are efforts underway to find another place for the kids to go to school. because police were at the school today they were there to supervise the moving vans rolled up to move out the furniture and desks and other supplies from the school that could be moved to another location. that location is in a town of monroe about 15 miles away where the sandy hook survivors are expected to go back to school later this week. you mention the two funerals being held today, two six-year-old boys including jack pinto, who was remembered here in newtown as loving and a giving spirit and determination, also noah with his funeral attended by the governor and many others in
NBC
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am EST
was very important to all of you. thank you. >> thank you. >> we'll take a turn and go back to new york now and get a check of the weather from al. >>> savannah, thank you very much. we've got to talk about out to the west as the jet stream takes a bit of a dip. in the east and southeast, temperatures from 10 to 20 degrees above normal as you look at what we are expecting for the day today. we've got highs in the 70s and 80s from texas, gulf coast to the southeast. 50s and 60s in the midatlantic. 40s in the pacific northwest. teens and 20s in the plains. we have a mess in the pacific northwest today. risk of strong storms in the southeast. wet up and down the seaboard. fog in washington, d.c. and snow in new england. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we have fog in the region now. in fact visibilities are down to a quarter mile or less mainly in the rural areas. breaks in the clouds to the west with temperatures in the 30s. closer to washington in the mid and upper 40s. holding steady in the mid and upper 40s for a couple of ho
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
capacity clips. new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who has been an outspoken gun control advocate, will make an announcement on gun violence in just a couple of hours. he's calling on the president to take the lead. >> we've got to really question whether military style weapons with big magazines belongs on the streets of america in this day and age. nobody questions the second amendment's right to bear arms but i don't think the founding fathers had the idea that every man, woman and child could carry an assault weapon, and i think the president, through his leadership, could get a bill like that through congress. but at least he's got to try. >> let's bring in dan gross, president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. dan, thanks so much for being with us. as you know, this tragedy has struck so deeply at the hearts of americans but at the same time, the nra is not going to go away so let me ask you a strategic question. how do you maximize your chances of getting some meaningful legislation passed in congress? >> i think it comes down to a simple formula which is make
PBS
Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
at oil versus natural gas in pennsylvania, ohio, new york, where a lot of these problems have popped out. the oil and gas industry folks that we talk to continue to repeat again and again, there are no records of any problems with fracking here in the state. but because they're not being tracked, because we don't know exactly what's happening, you can't make a blanket statement and say that other than we don't knowrepercussions so far. >> if i may -- >> voluntary regulations. i always ask if we had a voluntary speed limit on the highway, how fast would people drive? the question is about this monterey formation. these are beautiful rolling hills south of the salinas valley and the lockwood area. >> that's right. >> this is not an area, though, that's had a whole lot of drilling. as you've pointed out, it's not the same as other parts of the state because the geology is tricky with fault lines and things. how likely do you think it is we're going to see a boom down there versus a few people experimenting and coming up not very economically fweeasible? >> another great question. our first
NBC
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
friday. six adults were also murdered. jack was a big new york giants fan and noah liked to figure out how things work mechanically. >> the answers are for the victims and the people of connecticut that need to know and see if -- as to what happened. >> investigators are gathering what they call a significant evidence about adam lanza's
Current
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
. thanks. >> absolutely. thank you. >> bill: thanks rob. mim, up instony brook, new york. >> i have an awkward question. the mother, all of the ammunition he got came from her. >> bill: legally-purchased by her. i mean i know. it is awkward. everybody. a lot of people have been asking: what the hell was she doing with all of these guns in her house with a mentally unstable son? >> took her boys to the shooting range when she went. >> bill: yeah. >> her pervasive is gun culture when it's the mother. i'm sorry. this sounds kind of sexist but i mean we don't normally think of a mother as someone. i mean when my kids were little i was awful. i wouldn't even let them have a toy gun >> bill: neither did we. >> it made them very angry. but i mean here is a mother. she's divorced. it's true. she is fragile. it's true. but it seems and everybody knew about it. >> yeah. yeah. she bragged about it. what i heard, she would go to the bar two or three nights a week and talked about her gun collection. >> begun enthusiast. her landscaper showed classic guns
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